Understanding the universe with applied statistics (VIDEO)
Nov. 17, 2022-In a new video posted to the Lab’s YouTube channel, statistician Amanda Muyskens describes MuyGPs, her team’s innovative and computationally efficient Gaussian Process hyperparameter estimation method for large data. The method has been applied to space-based image classification and released for open-source use in the Python package MuyGPyS. MuyGPs will help astronomers and astrophysicists...
Introduction to deep learning for image classification workshop (VIDEO)
July 6, 2022-In addition to its annual conference held every March, the global Women in Data Science (WiDS) organization hosts workshops and other activities year-round to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. On June 29, LLNL’s Cindy Gonzales led a WiDS Workshop titled “Introduction to Deep Learning for Image Classification.” The abstract...
Understanding materials behavior with data science (VIDEO)
Dec. 21, 2021-Computational chemist Rebecca Lindsey, PhD, explains how machine learning and data science techniques are used to develop diagnostic tools for stockpile stewardship, such as models that predict detonator performance. Lindsey also describes how atomistic simulations improve researchers’ understanding of the microscopic phenomena that govern the chemistry in materials under extreme conditions...
Building better materials with data science (VIDEO)
Nov. 11, 2021-Research engineer Brian Giera, PhD, describes how data science techniques help collect and analyze data from advanced manufacturing processes in order to craft meaningful experiments. With examples of automated microencapsulation, 3D nanoprinting, metal additive manufacturing, laser track welding, and digital twins, Giera explains how interdisciplinary teams apply machine learning to remove...
COVID-19 detection and analysis with Nisha Mulakken (VIDEO)
June 7, 2021-LLNL biostatistician Nisha Mulakken has enhanced the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array (LLMDA) system with detection capability for all variants of SARS-CoV-2. The technology detects a broad range of organisms—viruses, bacteria, archaea, protozoa, and fungi—and has demonstrated novel species identification for human health, animal health, biodefense, and environmental sampling...
DSI virtual seminar series debuts on YouTube
May 19, 2021-Since launching in 2018, the DSI has hosted more than three dozen speakers in its seminar series. These events invite researchers from academia, industry, and other institutions to discuss their work for an hour to an LLNL audience. In 2020, the series transitioned to a virtual format, and a video playlist of recently recorded seminars is available on the Livermore Lab Events YouTube channel...
Virtual seminar series explores data-driven physical simulations
April 6, 2021-The rapidly growing fields of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have become cornerstones of LLNL’s data science research activities. The Lab’s scientific community regularly publishes advancements in both AI/ML applications and theory, contributing to international discourse on the possibilities of these compelling technologies. The large volume of AI/ML scientific...
Advancing healthcare with data science (VIDEO)
Aug. 3, 2020-This video provides an overview of projects in which data scientists work with domain scientists to address major challenges in healthcare. To help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers are developing computer models to search for potential antibody and antiviral drug treatments, sharing a data portal with scientists and the general public, and analyzing drug compounds via a novel text...
Software integration of AI accelerators in HPC (VIDEO)
July 31, 2020-In this episode of Next Platform TV, LLNL's Brian Van Essen talks about AI accelerator integration in HPC systems and software stacks. His interview begins at timestamp 27:57. Watch on YouTube.
Carnegie Live: high energy density science and AI (VIDEO)
June 9, 2020-In this Carnegie Live video, Seiichi Shimasaki, Science Counselor for the Japanese embassy in the U.S., described a multiyear science research program (nicknamed the “Moonshot”) to develop new technologies that help solve some of society’s most pressing challenges. He explained that the Government of Japan was looking for a data science program to mentor young scientists, which led to the...
AI hardware for future HPC systems (VIDEO)
May 20, 2020-This interview with Brian Spears, who leads cognitive simulations at LLNL, covers the current state of evaluation of AI chips and how those will mesh with existing and future HPC systems. Watch on YouTube.
Interpretable AI in healthcare (PODCAST)
May 17, 2020-LLNL's Jay Thiagarajan joins the Data Skeptic podcast to discuss his recent paper "Calibrating Healthcare AI: Towards Reliable and Interpretable Deep Predictive Models." The episode runs 35:50. Listen at Data Skeptic.
Faces of STEM: Brenda Ng (VIDEO)
May 11, 2020-In this video, LLNL machine learning scientist Brenda Ng explains why she loves her job in STEM, what advice she has for others, what inspired her to go into STEM, and what she does in her free time. Watch on YouTube.
The incorporation of machine learning into scientific simulations at LLNL (VIDEO)
May 5, 2020-In this video from the Stanford HPC Conference, Katie Lewis presents "The Incorporation of Machine Learning into Scientific Simulations at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory." Read more and watch the video at insideHPC.
Using data to build a secure future (PODCAST)
April 21, 2020-On the Hidden in Plain Sight podcast, LLNL director Bill Goldstein explains how the Lab crunches data to shape the future. Listen at Mission.org.
LLNL presentation at KDD Conference women’s luncheon (VIDEO)
Aug. 15, 2019-The DSI co-sponsored the women's lunch at the 2019 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. Alyson Fox and Amanda Minnich discussed LLNL's diversity and inclusion efforts. Watch on LLNL's YouTube channel.
LLNL Center for Applied Scientific Computing: accelerating scientific discovery (VIDEO)
July 12, 2019-The Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) serves as LLNL’s window to the broader computer science, computational physics, applied mathematics, and data science research communities. Major thrust areas in CASC research include: (1) Increasing simulation fidelity by integrating multi-physics and multi-scale models, increasing resolution through advanced numerical methods and more...
DOE fueled AI is transforming the world as we know it (VIDEO)
April 5, 2019-National Labs are home to some of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. These powerful machines they have the potential to unlock artificial intelligence, providing scientists and researchers the ability to quickly analyze massive datasets for answers to the world's most complex problems. Watch on YouTube.
DSI seminar: data for social good (VIDEO)
Dec. 18, 2018-In this video from a DSI seminar, Dr. Lisa Garcia Bedolla, director of the Institute of Governmental Studies and a professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, explores the new possibilities big data has opened up within the social sciences – with tools such as social network analyses and geospatial information systems, among others. Watch on LLNL's...
What is machine learning? (VIDEO)
July 5, 2018-Have you ever been unsure what people mean when they talk about 'machine learning'? What machines? And what are they learning? This video is for you! Watch on LLNL's YouTube channel.